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Europe: Deal on Drinking Water Directive

Public water dispensers will be available to all European citizens. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The European Parliament and the European Council agreed in Strasbourg on a revised Drinking Water Directive on Wednesday 18 December. The European Commission welcomes their decision to improve the quality of drinking water...

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European project TAPES identifies emerging substances internationally

The closing conference of the Interreg-programme Transnational Action Program on Emerging Substances (TAPES) recently took place in Brussels. The project has been focusing on identifying new substances which are threatening the water quality internationally. About fifty participants gathered in Brussels to listen to the results of the international cooperation project between The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, England and Switzerland.

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